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The Times: Bradshaw channelling all her efforts into New York

People who want to see the Statue of Liberty from the water usually take a boat. Julie Bradshaw is different. Next week, Britain's record-breaking English Channel swimmer leaves for New York to compete for the first time in the prestigious Manhattan Island Marathon Swim. Since Bradshaw will be covering the ...

Seeking the crown: English Channel awaits San Marcos swimmer

SAN MARCOS -- Growing up on the Florida coast, Scott Richards was an accomplished swimmer, setting records from the age of 8 all the way through college, but he always knew something was missing. So in 1978, while on summer break, he found what he was looking for -- open-water ...

For Roger North, Marathon Swimming Begins at Home

"The music in my head" … "Family" … "Community." These are the things that Roger North now says his 2014 attempt at crossing New Zealand's Lake Wanaka was really about. Even after almost 14 hours in the water, he maintains that it was "about everything but swimming." Looking back, he ...

The Independent: There's a Mad Fish at the bottom of the garden

Adrian Chiles writes in the Independent: Have you ever tried swimming butterfly? I can swim breast-stroke for several miles in open water and I can crawl reasonably well. As for butterfly, if I really concentrate I can just about manage one stroke before the lifeguards start shifting uneasily in their ...

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